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  1. Downeaster Train Service Prepares For Spring Maintenance WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Credit Voluntary Amputation via Flickr/Creative Commons Amtrak's Downeaster service says passengers should expect some delays and cancelations this week as the rail service begins spring maintenance. Crews are preparing to replace roughly 22 thousand railroad ties along the tracks between Boston and Portland, Maine.

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  2. Granite Geek: A Solar 'Microgrid' On Star Island May Be A Model For The MainlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Life on New Hampshire's Isles of Shoals isn't always the same as it is for those of us on the mainland. But a solar energy project there may point the way toward the future of energy all over the region.

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  3. Winter Storm Update: Stalled Storm Means More Snow, More Sales For Some N.H. BusinessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Scroll down for weather information, links to closings and our regional map. We've also embedded some of your tweets below and will be adding photos from around the state to the gallery above.

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  4. Winter Storm Update: Prolonged Storm Will Bring Snow Through TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    National Weather Service radar from Portland, Maine shows the stalled front, which is expected to cause prolonged snowfall across New Hampshire well into Monday night. Officials in Nashua are urging people and business owners to clear snow off their roofs, after a roof partially collapsed at a vacant commercial building Sunday night.

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  5. Brewers Gone Wild: Taming Unpredictable Yeast For Flavorful BeerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Crack the vast menu at any self-respecting beer bar, and you're bound to run into a scientific name among the descriptions: Brettanomyces, affectionately known as Brett. I've heard American brewers and beer geeks utter "Brett" in hushed, reverent tones before swooshing aromatic liquids made with it across their tongues.

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  6. 1.14.15: The New Puberty, Hits And Misses From CES, & A History Of CheerleadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Kids grow up so fasta and it turns out that girls are growing up even faster. Why is this generation of girls going through puberty much earlier than previous ones? And while the international Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas may be over, journalist David Ewalt remains giddy after touring it.

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  7. FairPoint Strikers Rally In Portsmouth On 50th Day Of StrikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    Standing in Market Square Friday afternoon, you could hear a hoarse striker's voice cracking as he chanted along to "what do we want?" "A contract." "When do we want it?" "Now."

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  8. Winter Storm Threatens Thanksgiving Day TravelRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    A big winter storm spinning its away across the East Coast of the United States is expected to wreck havoc on Thanksgiving Day travel plans. The National Weather Service says that travelers from the Carolinas all the way up to New England could see significant snow and the entire East Coast will see some kind of precipitation.

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